World Futures Review features a special issue for September entitled, Foresight Education! How should business schools incorporate foresight education and other topics are addressed. Several abstracts are featured below. Please note that the full articles will be free to read for a limited time. "Why All Business Schools Should Teach Foresight: Perspectives from More Than a Decade at … Continue reading World Futures Review September Special Issue: How to Teach Foresight?
In today’s competitive and complex business environment, the role of human resources (HR) is constantly changing. With its increasing alignment to core business and integration to the bottom line, HR is a reflection of the constant changing nature of its functions. Being responsive to globalization, demographic and technological changes, as well as the turbulent, competitive and … Continue reading How Has HR Become More Strategic and Integral to Businesses?
The emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in recent years has been a cause for concern across the globe, particularly as the terrorist group becomes not only more organized, but also more prominent. Analyzing the rise of ISIL, many researchers are unsure of what the future holds for ISIL, and how much longer … Continue reading How Can Organization Theory Help Explain the Emergence of ISIL?
[We're pleased to welcome Richard Bolden of the University of the West of England. Richard recently published an article in Journal of Management Inquiry entitled "Digital Disruption and the Future of Leadership: An Interview with Rick Haythornthwaite, Chairman of Centrica and MasterCard" with co-author Nicholas O'Regan of the University of the West of England.] Can you … Continue reading An Interview with Rick Haythornthwaite, Chairman of Centrica and MasterCard
Jeremy C. Short, Aaron F. McKenny, David J. Ketchen, Charles C. Snow, and G. Tomas M. Hult recently collaborated on their article "An Empirical Examination of Firm, Industry, and Temporal Effects on Corporate Social Performance." The article was recently published in the OnlineFirst section of Business and Society. The abstract: Research examining firm and industry … Continue reading Corporate Social Performance
Can institutional theorists constitute a society to better the relationship between organizations and the natural environment? What is the current state of the research on carbon disclosure? How have researchers addressed the tensions inherent in corporate sustainability? These topics and more are explored in Organization and Environment's Special Issue entitled "Review of the Literature on … Continue reading Read Organization and Environment’s Special Issue for Free!
The news isn't always uplifting: declining home price growth, sinking big business profits, and rising gas prices can make for an economy that is less than reassuring. How can we even start to fix it? According to Nancy Adler there is hope if we allow our passions to lead us to creative solutions and we … Continue reading Using Creativity and Beauty to Find Solutions
Looking for some reading for the long weekend? Journal of Management's February issue on Strategic Human Capital guest edited by Russell Coff, Patrick Wright, and Thomas Moliternois is available to read for free! From Editor Deborah Rupp: Strategic human capital has emerged as an area of interest in both the strategy and human resources management … Continue reading Free Access to the February Issue of Journal of Management!
It's not just the relations that make family businesses different from their counterparts. Forced to consider the extensive long-term in a way that's not conventionally thought of, Dr. Todd Moss sought to discover if this planning and consistency aided in performance of family businesses in his recent article with Family Business Review titled Strategic Consistency of Exploration … Continue reading All In The Family
Editor's note: We are pleased to welcome Dr. Renáta Kosová and Dr. Cathy A. Enz, both of Cornell University, who published "The Terrorist Attacks of 9/11 and the Financial Crisis of 2008: The Impact of External Shocks on U.S. Hotel Performance" on September 20, 2012 in Cornell Hospitality Quarterly. *** The U.S. hotel industry faced … Continue reading How Did 9/11, Financial Crisis Affect Hotel Performance?